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was in the senate, about israel. in a 2006 interview with former middle east convoy david miller, hagel said the following: >> i'm a united states senator. i'm a united states senator. [inaudible] >> hagel favored direct talks with iran and is one of two senators to vote against sanctioning iran. members of the senate armed services committee are questioning the president's choice. >> hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, that israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization, terrorist group that lobbed thousands of rockets into israel. >> his defenders point to his two purple hearts in vietnam. >> hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, served this country as a united states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself. why all the prejudging, i don't know. >> the senate officially rejected nine cabinet nominations since 1834. the last cabinet nominee r
theoretically against israel or to help iran in some kind of action against israel. >> we're going to give lethal weapons to someone who believes that the people in israel are descendants of apes and pigs. >>brian: these f-16's aren't knockoffs. they are the cutting edge f-16's that our own pilots use full of everything that we would get here in the u.s. >>steve: that particular jet was just taking off from fort worth yesterday bound for egypt. keep in mind the billions of dollars that we give egypt in foreign aid each year, we wind up essentially accounting for 80% of their weapons procurement cost. 80% of the stuff in their arsenal, you're welcome. thank you, united states. >>brian: they are given. they are not sold. >>alisyn: some people said since morsi made questionable statements about president obama, about israel, it is time for us to stop some of that aid, particularly not sending them weapons. >>steve: we've got a busy morning to talk about all those things and so much more including a new report shows union membership hitting an all-time low. is that because they're pwrupgt our
not hurt. right now mechanics are trying to figure out why that light came on. >>> voters across israel heading to the polls. israelly prime minister benjamin netanyahu expected to win reelection. netanyahu is promising voters he will keep israel safe and build jewish settlements despite some international opposition. >>> the video will make your heart stop. a woman faints falling head first on to the train tracks. this is in madrid, spain. an off-duty police officer jumps into action as the train comes roaring into the station. the crowd was able to get the conductor's attention and the train stopped just in time. the officer lifted the woman to safety. a doctor at the scene checked her out. she is expected to be okay. those are your headlines. it seems we have more and more frequent -- maybe it is because we have video cameras everywhere -- where we're capturing those incidents. >>brian: people have those cameras to keep an eye on terrorists especially in london, now here in the u.s. and over in madrid. >>steve: president obama and the first lady taking center stage last night at the
. he says sections wouldn't talk. he says it is a good idea for israel to talk directly with hamas. hezbollah is an organization we should be engaged with. he went against the surge, was with president obama. this is one last time to say the bush administration and the bush policies were going the exact opposite way. senator ted cruz, one of the up and coming stars on hannity last n.i.h. >> he was reelected and at this point he thinks he can do nothing wrong. he went through the fiscal cliff, got exactly what he wanted in the fiscal cliff. take the hagel nomination, for example. they floated this trial balloon for several weeks, and you saw a number of republicans come out against it. you saw crickets chirping amongst democratic senators. typically one floats a trial balloon. it was clear there was strong opposition to chuck hagel and president obama decided he didn't care. he was going to force it through and pick this fight because i think politically he thinks he can pick any fight he wants. >>gretchen: that is my point. there is no such thing in my mind as political capital any
ally even though it is egypt and egypt and israel have always had a tenuous relationship. now the guy in charge in egypt is this morsi character. he's the president. he used to head up muslim brotherhood, which hates israel and, in fact, they want to teach the kids to hate the jews and he's said of the united states that barak obama is a liar. we're giving the united states 20 of these f-16s. is that a good idea? hannity last night had a fighter pilot on who showed just what a lethal machine this is and now egypt has got 20 of them coming. >> it's equipped with a internally mounted 20-millimeter bulk and can infant this is the size of a 20-millimeter shell and it can fire these shells at the rate of 100 rounds per minute. in addition to being effective air combat mission, the f-16 can deliver a pretty good knockout punch to a target on the ground because it can carry a pretty hefty load of ordinance on pylons underneath the wings. this pylon on our aircraft here, there is provisions for another pylon on either side of this one and on these three pylons under each woo wing, the aircraf
? >> that is my understanding. we have given a good deal of military and economic aid to israel. since they signed a peace deal with anwr sadat, we give $1.3 annually. the reason we have given it to them, a wikileaks cable came out in 2009 saying this is a down payment on peace with israel, and the egyptian regime, whether it was sadat, mubarak and now morsi, i think sees this as money that's necessary in order for them to keep the peace. does it make it right? and i don't agree with giving them this military hardware. but i think that's the reason why this money keeps flowing to the egyptian regime, which is now underred hands of the muslim -- under the hands of the muslim brotherhood. >>gretchen: arguably it is a different regime. you could argue mubarak a dictator but he did keep the peace with israel. do you argue this hardware should be going there now? >> no, i do not. this is a new regime. we should revisit the rules. all our aid has been contingent on progress from freedom of expression, freedom of religion. due process under the law. secretary clinton waived that so this could go to this
with a gun. >>gretchen: a bold strike in the middle east. israel launching a strike from the air inside syria. israeli jets hit a convoy of trucks believed to be sheupgz weapons to hezbollah. the trucks allegedly filled with russian-made missiles. in a few hours president obama's job council could get the pink slip. it is set to expire today. it's only met four times since it was create twaod years ago. the white house defends the council. it says the president took action on 33 out of 35 council recommendations. >> patty andrews, the last survivor of the three singing andrews sisters, has died. ♪ >> boogie woogie bugle boy became an anthem. the siblings from minnesota broke up in 1963 when patty went solo. patty andrews was 94 years old. >>steve: a lot of good music. >> now i think we know why the president of the united states in his second inaugural didn't talk about the economic progress this country is making. because there isn't any. the fourth quarter g.d.p. gross domestic product number came out yesterday and it is the worst since the recession ended in 2009. the economy shrank for
a diplomat since 1975 and served previously in pakistan, tunesia, saudi arabia, oman and israel. the bounty is on the table for six months and a middle east research institute has been tracking several twitter accounts being used by al qaeda in the arabian peninsula to spread the word about this offer to assassinate firestein. on twitter these terrorists have been using a hash tag that translates to al qaeda's reward. in addition to this $160,000 bounty for the ambassador, there is a separate $23,000 bounty being offered to anyone who kills an american soldier in yemen. the middle east media research institute points out that social media is becoming more and more popular with these terrorists because the forums they had been using on-line are being shut down and this news about a bounty on the head of a u.s. ambassador in yemen comes a little less than four months after the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, was murdered along with three other americans during a deadly raid on the u.s. consolate in benghazi, libya. a state department spokesman would not comment to bloomberg news abou
news alert. car explosion rocking tel aviv, israel this morning. it happened near a bus stop. several people are hurt. fox news has confirmed it was an attempt to kill an alleged mobster and not a terrorist attack. >>> the next gig on "celebrity apprentice," sources say donald trump wants the alabama quarterback's girlfriend, former miss alabama, usa, on the show. trump already asked the former beauty queen to be a judge at the miss usa pageant later this year. steve? >> steve: congratulations to her. this week, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of president richard nixon. our 37th president is often remembered for how his career ended. let's not forget he was also an extremely popular and effective president. last night his career was celebrated in washington at the mayflower hotel where the nixon foundation held a gala. among those in attendants was the former deputy director of the u.s. office of management and budget under president mix inen, he joins us live after a busy night. fred, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> steve: when you look at the people w
in the relationship with israel. >> brian: i assume they're not going to be used for tourism. >> steve: the sword using them on their own people. >> brian: this is one where you side with the military. we've had great relations with the military. they understand western values and i think the military is pulling back from the government, which could be a good sign for the egyptian people. >> steve: it is a mess over there. it is now 7:12 here in new york city. straight ahead, the pledge of allegiance being recited in arabic at one high school. a lot of people are fired back up it. we'll tell but it. >> gretchen: the president's cabinet getting an extreme makeover. shear everyone that could be out or is out, former democratic congressman dennis kucinich says those faces can tell us a whole lot. he's up next. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. when someone in my fam
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